What is The Great Game of Business?

The Great Game of Business is a coaching organization and growth system that elevates businesses AND people to their fullest potential. A Great Game of Business coach can help you simplify your business so that everyone in your organization is aligned, understands the business, and can positively influence the company on a daily basis.

Our Why (1)


Business isnt An Elite Sport

...In fact, anyone can understand it. We exist to close the gap between the haves and the have nots by demystifying business for all.

We believe EVERYONE in the company should have a say in how the business is run and should be held accountable for the company's performance.

Real Results From Real Clients.

About Great Game™ Coach Steve Mickley

Steve Mickley



Steve Mickley

Steve Mickley is the Executive Director of AIBD, a licensed General Contractor, a Certified Professional Building Designer, and a certified Great Game of Business Coach. Steve focuses on helping AEC industry professionals, manufacturers, and suppliers connect and succeed. Before his current position, he most recently was the Managing Director of SGA Architecture in Palm Beach, FL, and spent 10 years as owner of a residential design firm. Steve holds numerous American Residential Design Awards, as well as AIBD's President's Award, AIBD's Designer of the Year, and is a member of the AIBD College of Fellows. Steve’s many interests include competitive BBQ, racing in triathlons, and skydiving, where he broke a world record by successfully completing 52 skydives from an airplane within 11 hours and 15 minutes, each time packing his own parachute.

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Who should attend? 

  • Business owners and leaders new to The Great Game of Business® who are considering implementation.
  • Entrepreneurs who are "stuck" and want to take their business...and their people...to the next level.

What you get:

  • exercises you can employ in your business today

  • strategies that motivate across the generational gap

  • insights on how to gain trust and alignment through financial transparency

  • all the basics of our operating system in order to decide if it's right for your company

  • the opportunity to ask a Great Game Certified Coach any remaining question you have about the Great Game of Business

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